Police Reforms in India: An Overview

  • Shubham Goswami
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  • Shubham Goswami

    Student at Law College Dehradun, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

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Police is an important organ of Justice System of State. The term ‘police’ refer primarily to agents of the State whose function is the maintenance of law and order especially the enforcement of the regular criminal Code. Police in modern days not only does the task of prevention of crimes and detection of criminals but also other welfare works like helping in the observance of traffic rules, control of crowds in public meetings and fairs, help the fire brigade and flood rescue parties, and help public in settling the minor disputes. The scope of this paper, is, however, not confined to only the definitional aspect of police. As the title indicates, this paper is going to present an overview regarding police reforms in India. Which challenges the Indian police system is facing? What ways are supposed to be followed to deal with these challenges? What is the stand of law in this regard—these are going to be the focal point in this research paper in its succeeding parts.




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 3, Page 4055 - 4067

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.117912

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